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2012-13: In the fall, contributed to the Frosh/Novice Eight boat's first place finish out of 29 teams at the Head of the Schuylkill... Helped the Frosh/Novice Eight secure a first place finish at the Head of the Hooch out of 50 boats... In the spring season, helped the Varsity Eight boat capture second place in the Petite Final of the San Diego Crew Classic.
Prep/Personal: Four-year member of the Absegami rowing team under coaches Terry Aucott, Dave Bird, Brad Young, and Chuck McGinnis...As a senior, took first place at the Mainland Row for Humanity Ergathon for the third straight year and also took first place at the Gami Sprints....As a member of the Varsity 8, won bronze medals at the Garden State Scholastic Championships and Cooper Cup Regatta....During her junior season moved up to become a member of the Varsity 8... Took first place in the Philadelphia Children's Foundation Race, Mainland Row for Humanity, and helped her squad to a first place win at the Brigantine Greenhead Sprints Erg competition, placing second overall...Took second at the Atlantic County Championships and Shoobie Cup Regatta and placed third at the Garden State Scholastic Championship...Also placed 11th overall at the SRAA National Championship...As a sophomore, rowed with the Junior Varsity 8...Was a bronze medalist at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, helping Absegami to its first Stotesbury medal in school history...Was a gold medalist at the NJ Scholastics Rowing Championships and Atlantic County Championships...Placed sixth in the grand final at the SRAA National Championships...Placed first at both the Mainland Row for Humanity Ergathon and Gami Sprints in the sophomore category...In her first year at Absegami, was in the championship boat and placed second at the Brigantine Greenheads....Took second at the Gami Sprints in the freshman category...Also placed third at the Atlantic County Championships...A member of the High Honor/Merit Roll, also a volunteer with Atlantic County Rowing Association, Habitat for Humanity, and joined her teammates in fundraising for the annual Shirley Mae Breast Cancer Foundation 5k.